Public Safety is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and secure environment by providing effective, efficient and consistent service to every member of the college community.

Public Safety is an integral part of campus life and on duty 24 hours a day, year round, patrolling campus and responding to emergencies and requests for assistance.

Campus Public Safety Officers have the full authority granted by Earlham College to enforce the rules and regulations as outlined in the student handbook, staff and faculty handbooks. They have the authority to detain persons and request identification and will immediately involve the Richmond Police Department if criminal activity is observed or reported.

Director of Public Safety - Thomas Kearns

Assistant DIrector of Public Safety - Jason Elliott

Lead Telecommunicator - Lisa Lankford



Dept. of Public Safety

801 National Road West

Richmond, IN 47374

765-983-1400 (24-hours)

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Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
1-765-983-1200 — Main Switchboard
1-800-EARLHAM (327-5426) — Admissions